Chairman of the South-West Governors Forum, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, lamented that the present security architecture can neither guarantee effective policing nor address the challenges confronting the country.Read More
… Want NDDC funds escrowed till Buhari constitutes board Governors of the South-South States have called on President Muhammadu Buhari that in the absence of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), funds for the commission beyond the payment of salaries should be put in an escrow account until he constitutes the board.
South-South Governors, on Tuesday, demanded the upward review from 2.5 per cent to 10 per cent, appropriated to the Trust Fund for host oil Communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Chairman of the South-South Forum and Governor of Delta, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, stated this at the end of the South-South Governors’ meeting in Port
Backs Umahi’s defection to APC By Dirisu Yakubu The much-touted imminent defection of governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, may see the light of the day in the months ahead if comments credited to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state are anything to
…Team set up to find out correct figure – Ifejika, Gov Okowa’s CPS …Akwa Ibom adversely affected – Comrade Iniobong Ememobong, Information Comm By Emma Amaize and Harris Emmanuel GOVERNORS of the South-South region, who feel federal authorities have been shortchanging oil-producing states, over the years, in the payment of 13 per cent derivation, have
GOVERNORS of the South-South geo-political zone, yesterday resolved to set up a regional security outfit like Amotekun of the South West to complement the effort of the police and other security agencies in the task of policing the region. The Governors who met in Asaba also resolved to revive the Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom, Cross Rivers, Edo and Delta, BRACED Commission.Read More
OUTH-South Governors have jointly demanded 13percent derivation from Federal Government, FG, on the $1billion intended withdrawal from the Excess Crude Account to fund national security.Read More
South-EAST and South-South Governors have appealed to the Federal Government to increase revenue allocation to states in the two geo-political zones to reflect the current prices of crude oil in the international market.Read More